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'X-Men' clip teased at MTV Movie Awards

Efron shirtless, 'X-Men' teased at MTV Movie Awards
Jessica Herndon, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Ellen Page, one of the stars of the upcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past," introduced a clip from the film that sees the X-Men joining forces with their younger selves at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards.

In the clip, some X-Men attempt to battle ruthless metal monsters using their special abilities. It's the first appearance for some of the mutants — Blink, Sunspot, Warpath and Bishop.

Staal scores twice as 'Canes beat Flyers

Jordan Staal scores twice and Hurricanes beat Flyers 6-5 in shootout
The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA - Jordan Staal scored twice in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regular-season finale Sunday.

Jeff Skinner added a pair of goals for the Hurricanes, who finish the season in seventh place in the Metropolitan Division, outside of the playoff picture.

Red Wings keep Blues down with 3-0 shutout

Red Wings keep Blues down, finish strong with 3-0 shutout heading into playoffs
R.B. Fallstrom, The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS - Without Jimmy Howard, Johan Franzen and Daniel Alfredsson, the Detroit Red Wings warmed up for the playoffs with a win.

They sent the sagging St. Louis Blues, minus even more big names, limping into the post-season.

"They didn't have their team and we didn't have chunks of our team, too, so I don't know if you can evaluate much about the game," coach Mike Babcock said after a 3-0 victory on Sunday. "But it's always nice to win it."

Plan to down high-rises at Games dropped

Plan to demolish high-rises as part of Commonwealth Games ceremony dropped
The Associated Press

LONDON - Plans to demolish five high-rise apartment towers as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been dropped.

Officials said Sunday that safety and security concerns led to the change of heart.

Glasgow 2014 officials had planned to blow up five of the six Red Road apartments as a symbol of the city's commitment to regeneration even as it celebrates its past.

The idea had sparked opposition from residents who said it was insensitive. Many signed an online petition urging the plan to be scrapped.

A Masters for the ages at Augusta National

Young and old: Watson and Spieth tied, plenty in the mix heading to final round of the Masters
Paul Newberry, The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Bubba Watson is going for his second green jacket. Jordan Spieth is trying to become the youngest major champion in 83 years. Plenty of others are in the mix.

Get ready for a wild final day at the Masters.

Watson and Spieth are tied for the lead at 5-under 211 and playing in the final group Sunday. Watson won the Masters two years ago, while the 20-year-old Spieth could become the youngest major winner since Tom Creavy at the 1931 PGA Championship.

Spieth, Watson tied for lead at the Masters

The buzz returns to Masters as Jordan Spieth shares lead with Bubba Watson
Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. - In a Masters longing for star power, 20-year-old Jordan Spieth put himself atop the leaderboard and 18 holes away from replacing Tiger Woods as the youngest player with a green jacket.

Spieth kept his poise on a lightning-quick Augusta National on Saturday with a 2-under 70 that gave him a share of the lead with error-prone Bubba Watson going into a final round loaded with possibilities.

Barcelona loses again; Arsenal into FA Cup final

Barcelona loses 2nd match this season to drop to 3rd in Spain; Arsenal into FA Cup final
The Associated Press

LONDON - Barcelona isn't used to such demoralizing weeks. After being eliminated from the Champions League on Wednesday, the Catalan giant made a miserable return to Spanish league action, losing 1-0 at Granada on Saturday and dropping to third place.

It also looked like a bleak day for Arsenal until Arsene Wenger's side scraped into the FA Cup final by beating second-tier club Wigan in a penalty shootout.

Here's a look at the action from the leading leagues in Europe:

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Bruins clinch NHL's top record, beat Sabres 4-1

Bruins clinch best record in NHL as Krejci scores 2 goals in 4-1 win over Sabres
Howard Ulman, The Associated Press

BOSTON - Cheering fans stood and waved gold and black towels as the Boston Bruins claimed the Presidents' Trophy for the NHL's best regular-season record.

The celebration will be a lot bigger if the Bruins achieve their ultimate goal, winning the Stanley Cup.

"We've still got to do some work here in order to get the trophy that we all really want," Boston coach Claude Julien said.

Magazine's Boston Marathon photo shoot draws crowd

Magazine's Boston Marathon photo shoot draws thousands, including bombing survivors, rescuers
The Associated Press

BOSTON - A magazine photo shoot for a cover marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has drawn thousands of people, including survivors, emergency workers, well-wishers and city officials.

The Sports Illustrated cover shoot was held Saturday at the marathon finish line, where hundreds of people had gathered to watch runners finish the race when the twin explosions occurred on April 15, 2013. Three people were killed and 260 others injured.

Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing

Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing
The Associated Press

A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. The suspects are Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police several days later, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in jail awaiting trial.

March 2011: The Russian FSB intelligence security service gives the FBI information that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who lives in Cambridge, Mass., with his family, was a follower of radical Islam.

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